Forthcoming Events

2023 Workshops to be held at Monkland Village Hall

February 11               HOMEGROWN WORKSHOP             Jen Collier/Monday Group

                                  Take Three Letters and Backgrounds

February 18               BEGINNER SESSION 1                                 Caroline Owen Thomas

                                   10am – 1pm, £20 for both sessions

March 25                     LEARNING LINDISFARNE LETTERS                           Peter Lloyd


March 18                     BEGINNER SESSION  2                                       Caroline Owen Thomas

                                     Roman Capitals

April 15                         LETTERING INSPIRED BY LUCIENNE DAY              Ann Mason                                                  

                                      Design and quirky letters. This will be fascinating.

May 13                         COPPERPLATE -CAPITALS                                               Rachel Yallop

                                    The capital letters this time

June 17                        CREATIVE PAINTING for ILLUSTRATING TEXT       Jan Mehigan

                                    Brushes, paint, manipulation and imagination

July 22                         CAN YOU RESIST IT?                                   Caroline Owen-Thomas

                                     Experiments & trials with words,

                                     surfaces & all manner of masking mediums

September 23             TAKE A LINE FOR A WALK                                    Christine Nicholls 

                                   Design a personal map with compass rose & concertina binding

October 29                  ITALIC HANDWRITING                            Eleanor Winters (USA)

Sunday                       A less formal, cursive alphabet using a variety of tools


November 25              FOLDED BOOKS                                                         Josie Brown

                                     Plenty of variety, to include some concertina books

All the workshops (£20 for members, £25 for visitors) are be held in Monkland Village Hall, HR6 9DD from 10am- 4pm. Always worth booking early as spaces fill quickly.

To book or for further details please contact Kris on

01544 327657

Most of the workshops are suitable for beginners and/or those with more experience, but have a chat with Kris if you are unsure.